Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Biography, Drama


Lawrence of Arabia (1962) Poster

The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.


8.3/10
214,697

  • Peter O'Toole in Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  • Steven Spielberg at an event for Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  • Peter O'Toole in Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  • Peter O'Toole and Zia Mohyeddin in Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  • Peter O'Toole at an event for Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

See all photos

Did You Know?

Trivia

Omar Sharif was already a big star in his native Egypt when he got the call to meet Sam Spiegel in a hotel in Cairo. When he agreed to make a screen test, Spiegel flew him to Jordan. In his autobiography, Sharif would marvel that a Jew from Hollywood had gotten something... ...


Quotes

Colonel Brighton: He was the most extraordinary man I ever knew.
Vicar at St. Paul's: Did you know him well?
Colonel Brighton: I knew him.
Vicar at St. Paul's: Well nil nisi bonum. But did he really deserve a place here?


Goofs

As Lawrence approaches the Suez canal from the east, he hears then sees over a dune the ship traveling left to right, obviously north. When he goes atop the dune, the ship is trailing away to the south.


Crazy Credits

The opening credits read: Introducing Peter O'Toole as T.E. Lawrence. However, O'Toole had already played very noticeable roles in two feature-length films, the Disney 1960 version of Kidnapped (1960), and The Day They Robbed the Bank of England (1960).

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Adventure | Biography | Drama | History | War

Details

Release Date:

11 December 1962

Language

English, Arabic, Turkish


Country of Origin

UK, USA

Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$32,930 (USA) (4 October 2002)

Gross:

$44,824,144 (USA)

More Like This

  • The Bridge on the River Kwai

    The Bridge on the River Kwai

  • Ben-Hur

    Ben-Hur

  • The Great Escape

    The Great Escape

  • Gone with the Wind

    Gone with the Wind

  • The Sting

    The Sting

  • Casablanca

    Casablanca

  • North by Northwest

    North by Northwest

  • Amadeus

    Amadeus

  • Citizen Kane

    Citizen Kane

  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

  • Apocalypse Now

    Apocalypse Now

  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

More To Explore

Search on Amazon.com

Featured on IMDb

Dive deep into everything superheroes, Star Wars, Fall TV, and more.

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet